Skynet 11-30-19 “2020 Astronomical Events” & “Constellation Capricornus” 9PM CT


SKYNET!!!! 9PM CT – 10:30PM CT

Saturday’s Topic: “2020 Astronomical Events” & “Constellation Capricornus”

Net Control: Chaz KF5JHA

Afterglow Movie 10:30PM:
“Seven Days: Pilot” (S01E01) – 1998

2-Meter Repeater W5FC: 146.880MHz, PL 110.9, –
Echolink: W5FC-R, node 37247. Search “DARC Skynet” Search “DARC Skynet” Search “KE5ICX”

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Saturday’s DARC SkyNet is at 9PM CT.

Discussion Topic of the Evening.

Chaz KF5JHA (You can combine your two segments – which I think you’ll be doing anyhow.)

2020 Astronomical Events Overview

Astronomical Union (IAU) has a list of over 800 different meteor showers that have been observed and proposed that you can find at


Fireballs or bolides (bright meteors):

(knowing your exact latitude, longitude and elevation will give you very accurate results)
Solar Activity:

Free starmaps –

Free astronomy computer program –
Space Exploration and Space History
Special Topic: Top 10 Astronomical Discoveries of 2019
Waz Up?

Miss Carolyn’s Constellation of the Month/Topic of the Week
Constellation of the Month – Capricornus

Capricornus Sky Map

Globular Cluster M30

Milky Way Galaxy (M30 Location)

Mike – Age 10
Space Launches For This Week
Space Coast Launches

Upcoming Rocket Launch List

Space Flight Now Launch Schedule

Launch Schedule

Recent Astronomical Discoveries

Scientists Inch Closer Than Ever to Signal from Cosmic Dawn
Visible satellite passages over the next couple of days.
All times are “local” (Dallas) time.

North Korean Satellite

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